Issue 5, 2010
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100% Student Satisfaction
Oracle University is committed to providing every student with world-class training and an unbeatable educational experience. We are so confident of your success that we back up all training with our 100% Student Satisfaction Program. No other IT training organization offers a similar guarantee. Read more about this unique satisfaction guarantee.

MySQL Courses
The MySQL database is the world's most popular open source database for the Web. It’s fast, reliable, and easy to use. MySQL runs on a broad range of platforms, giving developers the kind of flexibility and control that Oracle has always provided its customers. Oracle University has several MySQL courses available:

What Cloud Computing Really Means
Today, cloud computing might be more accurately described as "sky computing," with many isolated clouds of services which IT customers must plug into individually. On the other hand, as virtualization and SOA permeate the enterprise, the idea of loosely coupled services running on an agile, scalable infrastructure should eventually make every enterprise a node in the cloud. Read more in this InfoWorld article.

Featured Courses
  • Data Integration and ETL with Oracle Warehouse Builder NEW (US / Canada)
    Explore the concepts, design issues, and architecture related to Oracle Warehouse Builder 11g, Release 2. Includes advanced ETL, data integration, and data warehousing functionality.
  • Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL NEW (US / Canada)
    This course covers basic concepts of relational databases and the SQL programming language. Gain the essential SQL skills that allow you to write queries against single and multiple tables, manipulate data in tables, and create database objects.

    Oracle Database: Program with PL/SQL NEW (US / Canada)
    This course covers the creation and execution of PL/SQL blocks of application code to integrate SQL with the programming constructs. Learn to develop stored procedures, functions, packages, and database triggers.

  • Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL/PLSQL Accelerated NEW (US / Canada)
    This is a five-day accelerated course designed for developers with basic SQL and PL/SQL language skills.
  • Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated Release 2 (US / Canada)
    In this accelerated course, you will learn about Oracle Grid Infrastructure components including Oracle Automatic Storage Manager (ASM), ASM Cluster File System and Oracle Clusterware. Covers RAC database administration in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure environment.

    Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators Release 2 (US / Canada)
    Practice with the new change management features and other key enhancements in Oracle Database 11g Release 1 and Release 2. Learn about diagnosing and recovering from problems, ensuring high availability, improving scalability and performance, strengthening security, and more.

    Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I Release 2 (US / Canada)
    In this class, you'll learn how to install and maintain an Oracle database. You will gain a conceptual understanding of the Oracle database architecture and how its components work and interact with one another.

    Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 (US / Canada)
    This course takes the database administrator beyond the basic tasks covered in the first workshop. Gain a much deeper understanding of possibly the most important job of a DBA – backup and recovery.

    Oracle Database 11g: 2 Day DBA Release 2 (US / Canada)
    The goal of this course is to teach Database Administrators how to install the Oracle Database 11g software and perform the tasks required to manage an Oracle database. Enterprise Manager is used throughout.

    Oracle Database 11g: Data Guard Administration Release 2 (US / Canada)
    Learn how to use Oracle Data Guard to help protect the Oracle database against planned and unplanned downtimes.

  • Oracle Exadata Storage Server V2 Overview Seminar – LVC (US / Canada)
    This course covers the architecture and key capabilities of Oracle Exadata Storage Server Version 2 along with how to configure, monitor, and optimize it. It covers various options for migrating to Exadata.
See the complete Oracle University Course Catalog

Self-Study Courses
Taking Oracle University courses is a great way to learn about Oracle products and solutions. Studying on your own, via self-study courses, is another sound method. Check out this list of self-study CD courses!

Save on Java Self-Study Training
Get all of the Java training you need in a single comprehensive library and save 35%. Includes 10 self-paced CD-ROM courses for Java Platform, Standard Edition and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition.

Java University at JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2010
Super-charge your conference experience by attending our 12th annual Java University training event on Friday, September 24, 2010 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Our expert-led courses give you an exclusive opportunity to delve deeper into the hottest technical topics in a dynamic classroom environment. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind training opportunity.

Sun Training and Certification Guide Now Available
The Sun Training and Certification Guide guide is now available for download. Browse online or download to your desktop to put Java training and learning paths at your finger tips.

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